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'People are rightfully angry': Lawmakers call for justice for George Floyd amid Minneapolis protests

USATODAY.com Friday, 29 May 2020
"People are rightfully angry — rightfully demanding justice," Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., wrote on Twitter.
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